HELPER - Elmer "Bud" Petersen, age 90, died April 15, 2002 at Castleview Hospital in Price.
He was born April 12, 1912 in Salt Lake City to Peter Lauritz and Marie Mickelsen Petersen. Married Leah Eleanor Taylor, May 19, 1932 in Price. She died Feb. 23, 1968. Married Jane Kirkwood Nov. 13, 1974 in Elko, Nev.
Bud was a retired member of the United Mine Workers of America Castle Gate Local 1681 with 39 years of dedicated service.
Bud loved fishing, hunting, and he especially enjoyed the outdoors scenery at Scofield and Avintaquin.
He will be dearly missed by his family and a community of friends.
Survived by wife, Jane Petersen, Helper; daughters, Bonnie Miner, Belle View, Wash.; Trish (Alan) Lunelli, Carbonville; sons, Taylor (Nonna) Petersen, Hilo, Hawaii; Bob (Joy) Petersen, Hurricane; stepchildren, Sharon (Deke) Hreinson, Helper; Earl (Debbie) Kirkwood, Hotchkiss, Colo.; Charles Kirkwood, Helper; brother, Paul Petersen, Salt Lake City; 15 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter, Faye Ann; sister, Matha Hackworth; brothers, Harry "Eddie" Carlsen and Lauritz "Larry" Petersen, stepson, Guy Kirkwood; son-in-law, James Miner.
Graveside service, Thursday, April 18, 1 p.m., Mountain View Cemetery, Helper. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
PRICE - Maxine Olsen, 85, passed away April 16, 2002 in Price.
She is survived by Ken and Larry Olsen and their families. Preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Brian Olsen.
At Maxine's request, no funeral services will be conducted.
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